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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Text in OpenGL
On Sunday 07 October 2007 20:08:27 Orlin Grigorov wrote:
> Thank you all for the suggestions.  Yes, the Smoke Vector Graphics library
> looks like is extremely professional and good job.   Still, I need
> something easy and small, and I thought more about the "image to texture"
> suggestion, and I think I found something, which will definitely work good
> for my purposes.  I decide to give it a try by going through latex, which
> will produce a dvi file, then use "convert" to make it into a suitable
> format for importing into an OpenGL texture.
> What do you think?

Yes. You might find it easier to render using Smoke (just tweak the demo) and 
capture the glyphs as pixmaps using OpenGL.

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.